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First Drive: Retrobuilt 1969 Mustang Fastback First Drive: Retrobuilt 1969 Mustang Fastback
Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Ford, First Drives, Design/Style Transforming A Late Model Mustang Into A Classic Hot Rod Blink your eyes and take another look. While all visual cues may be telling your brain that you are staring at a near-pristine 1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback, it’s...
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Reinventing the most overlooked family sedan, the Mazda6 Reinventing the most overlooked family sedan, the Mazda6
The Mazda6 has long struggled to standout in the crowded family sedan segment, but the company aims to change that with bold styling and fuel-saving Skyactiv engine technology introduced at the LA Auto Show. The first Mazda to benefit from lightweight construction, high-compression-ratio engines,...
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All-new Ford Transit Connect van – No longer only for commercial use All-new Ford Transit Connect van – No longer only for commercial use
Some of my counterparts believe this microvan was the sleeper of the LA Auto Show. Although the Connect only arrived in the U.S. market in 2009, it is now a 10-year-old vehicle that was designed to be Spartan and utilitarian. Now, Ford is reimagining this new generation to serve dual purposes as a...
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All-new 2013 Toyota RAV4, the most significant car of the LA Auto Show? All-new 2013 Toyota RAV4, the most significant car of the LA Auto Show?
Toyota introduced the fourth-generation RAV4 without much fanfare. That modesty belies the RAV4’s importance as the model that successfully created the blueprint in the 1990s for small car-based SUVs and continues to lead the charge today. Despite dramatic changes seen in previous generations,...
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2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition Launched [2012 L.A. Auto Show] 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition Launched [2012 L.A. Auto Show]
It’s been 30 years since Mitsubishi arrived on our shores with its first batch of compact and fuel-efficient cars. The brand has had its high and low points since, but the U.S. branch seems to be operating at its nadir right now. So it might be fitting that the Outlander Sport Limited Edition,...
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Los Angeles: 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV makes first appearance in LA Los Angeles: 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV makes first appearance in LA
Filed under: LA Auto Show, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Electric While we still haven’t learned how far it goes on a charge, Chevrolet offered the media a very close look at its upcoming 2014 Spark EV at an event the evening before the LA Auto Show rang its opening bell. Not only did we have a chance...
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Los Angeles: 2013 Toyota RAV4 loses V6, gains technology and utility Los Angeles: 2013 Toyota RAV4 loses V6, gains technology and utility
Filed under: LA Auto Show, Crossover, Toyota Toyota, after a week of refusing to confirm or deny the validity of leaked RAV4 images, rolled out its all-new compact crossover under the lights of the LA Auto Show today. And, as is often the case in this industry, the real deal looks just like it did...
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Los Angeles: Volvo S60 Polestar Concept finally spotted in the flesh Los Angeles: Volvo S60 Polestar Concept finally spotted in the flesh
Filed under: Concept Cars, LA Auto Show, Sedan, Performance, Volvo The Volvo S60 Polestar Concept has graced the pages of Autoblog numerous times in recent memory, but we’ve never actually seen it in person. That is, until now. We caught up with the blazing blue sedan sitting on the floor of...
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Los Angeles: 2014 Porsche Cayman closes the Box(ster) Los Angeles: 2014 Porsche Cayman closes the Box(ster)
Filed under: LA Auto Show, Coupe, Performance, Porsche On the heels of its well-received Boxster drop-top, Porsche rolled out its all-new third-generation Cayman coupe at the Los Angeles Auto Show today. Anyone who is familiar with automaker’s new mid-engine Boxster (it debuted at the 2012 Geneva...
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Los Angeles: 2013 Mazda CX-9 gets all Kodo-fied Los Angeles: 2013 Mazda CX-9 gets all Kodo-fied
Filed under: LA Auto Show, Crossover, Mazda Introduced in 2007, the Mazda CX-9 is a seven-passenger full-size crossover sharing its platform with the Ford Edge. Now entering its seventh year in showrooms, Mazda has again treated it to a mild mid-cycle facelift (it was also updated for the 2010 model...
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